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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:46 AM MDT on October 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 26, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through late Wednesday night...

* impacts... dangerous Crosswinds possible on Highway 191 from Big
Timber to Harlowton and Judith Gap. Loose objects blown around
could cause damage. Tree and power line damage is possible.

* Timing... Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night.

* Winds... west to northwest gusts of 50 to 60 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Winds of these magnitudes can cause property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution or consider an alternate Route.



Http://weather.Gov/Billings


Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:04 PM MDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 26, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
late Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late
Wednesday night.

* Impacts: low humidities, strong gusty winds, and wind shift with
a cold front will create erratic fire behavior.

* Affected area:
   in north central WY fire zone... .274.
   In south central Mt fire zones... 124... 125... 126... 127... 128
                                    129.
   In southeast Mt fire zones... 130... 131... 132.
   In southeast Mt and northwest SD fire zone... .133.

* Counties affected:
   in central Mt... Golden Valley... Musselshell... Wheatland.
   In north central WY... Sheridan.
   In northwest SD... Harding.
   In south central Mt... Big Horn... Carbon... park... Stillwater
                         Sweet Grass... Yellowstone.
   In southeast Mt... Carter... Custer... Fallon... Powder River
                     Rosebud... Treasure.

* Cold front: late Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Wind: west to southwest wind gusts of 30-40 mph ahead of the cold
front. Winds shifting to the northwest behind the cold front,
with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* Temperatures: highs in the lower to mid 70s.

* Humidity: 13 to 18 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.



Http://weather.Gov/Billings


304 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
late Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late
Wednesday night.

* Impacts: low humidities, strong gusty winds, and wind shift with
a cold front will create erratic fire behavior.

* Affected area:
   in north central WY fire zone... .274.
   In south central Mt fire zones... 124... 125... 126... 127... 128
                                    129.
   In southeast Mt fire zones... 130... 131... 132.
   In southeast Mt and northwest SD fire zone... .133.

* Counties affected:
   in central Mt... Golden Valley... Musselshell... Wheatland.
   In north central WY... Sheridan.
   In northwest SD... Harding.
   In south central Mt... Big Horn... Carbon... park... Stillwater
                         Sweet Grass... Yellowstone.
   In southeast Mt... Carter... Custer... Fallon... Powder River
                     Rosebud... Treasure.

* Cold front: late Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Wind: west to southwest wind gusts of 30-40 mph ahead of the cold
front. Winds shifting to the northwest behind the cold front,
with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* Temperatures: highs in the lower to mid 70s.

* Humidity: 13 to 18 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.



Http://weather.Gov/Billings



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Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
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Kansas - Fire Weather Warning
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Michigan - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Lakeshore Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
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Wisconsin - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch
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